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Painting & Decorating Level 1 Diploma at Lakes College West Cumbria

Course description

The Level 1 Diploma in Painting & Decorating is an introductory course that will equip students with the basic practical skills and knowledge needed to start work in the industry. The one year, full time course comprises of theory work and practical sessions in the painting and decorating workshop in the College’s state-of-the-art Construction Skill Centre. The course will cover a number of differing units including: Health, safety and welfare in construction. This is an ideal course for those who work well in a team, enjoy working with their hands and is looking to take their first steps in a career in Painting & Decordating. Maths and English will be at the core of your studies, both of which are essential if you wish to pursue a career in the industry.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs Grade E-G and/or demonstrate an interest in the subject. All places are subject to interview and applicants will be subject to induction/probationary period

Financial information

Free to all 16-18 and 19-23 year olds where needed as a stepping stone to progress to a Full Level 2. Also free to learners who are in receipt of JSA (Job Seekers Allowance) ESA ((Employment Support Allowance, (work related activity)) or Universal Credit (mandated). Where fees are payable you can set up a payment plan that best suits your needs

Future opportunities

This course will prepare you for the Level 2 Diploma in Painting or Decorating. You may also wish to continue your studies as part of an Apprenticeship. This will give you real world experience in the industry with the benefit of a training wage. For more information on Apprenticeships please call our Apprenticeships team on 01946 839300.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lakes College West Cumbria directly.

Last updated date: 26 April 2016
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